Review: Pixels (2015)

For the purpose of this review it has been written like a walk through of a computer game (it made sense to me at the time): The film opens with “Surrender” by Cheap Trick which isn’t a bad thing as two young kids ride their bikes to the […]

Heroes of Cult: Gordon Liu

Gordon Chia-Hui Liu was born Xian Jinxi on August 22, 1955 in Guangdong Province, China. His name changed upon adoption. He trained at Lau Cham’s martial arts school of Hung Gar discipline, which descended from Wong Fei Hung’s grand student (father to Lau Kar Leung). Liu is often wrongly cited […]

Heroes of Cult: The Shaw Brothers

Of all the film studios across the world few have made the impact that was made by Shaw Brothers. It began back in 1925 when the three Shaw brothers—Runje, Runme, and Runde—founded Tianyi Film Company (also called Unique) in Shanghai. From there they established a film distribution base in […]